Producers really went down to the wire delivering a trailer for Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich! Despite thrilling fans on the festival circuit for months and hitting select theaters in the US in less than 3 weeks, we’re only now getting our first look at what’s in store. Not that we weren’t already excited, especially since we heard the film is too gory to be contained within the parameters of an R-rating!
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Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich is directed by Sonny Laguna and Tommy Wiklund; the script was penned by S. Craig Zahler, whose star has been rising since he thrilled genre aficionados with Bone Tomahawk in 2016, followed by the crushing Brawl in Cell Block 99 in 2017. Can we expect anything less than hardcore mayhem?
Recently divorced and reeling, Edgar returns to his childhood home to regroup his life. When Edgar finds a nefarious looking puppet in his deceased brother’s room, he decides to sell the doll for some quick cash. Girl-next-door Ashley and comic book pal Markowitz join Edgar for a doomed road trip to an auction at a convention celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the infamous Toulon Murders. All hell breaks loose when a strange force animates the puppets at the convention, setting them on a bloody killing spree that’s motivated by an evil as old as time.
We’ve also got a list of US cities and theaters that will be screening Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich beginning on August 17th (the same day it becomes available via VOD). If you live in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Huston, Dallas, El Paso, Lubbock, Atlanta, Chicago, Miami, Minneapolis, Columbus, Washington D.C., Tulsa, or Kansas City, you’re in luck! Check out the image below for participating theater chains.
There’s also a killer new poster, which you can feast your eyes on at the bottom of the article.
Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich stars Thomas Lennon, Charlyne Yi, Michael Paré, Barbara Crampton, and Udo Kier.
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